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Polychaeta taxon details

Spio blakei Maciolek, 1990

332052  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:332052)

accepted
Species
Spio pacifica Blake & Kudenov, 1978 (junior primary homonym to Spio martinensis pacifica)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Maciolek, Nancy J. 1990. A redescription of some species belonging to the genus <i>Spio</i> and <i>Microspio</i> (Polychaeta: Annelida) and descriptions of three new species from Northwestern Atlantic Ocean. Journal of Natural History, 24: 1109-1141., available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/00222939000770701
page(s): 1110; note: new name 'blakei' for Spio pacifica Blake & Kudenov, 1978, a junior primary homonym [details]   
Note Same as the name it replaces, Spio pacifica,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Same as the name it replaces, Spio pacifica, the type locality of Spio blakei is Towra Point, near Kurnell, Botany Bay, New South Wales, Australia [details]
Depth range Intertidally to 4-10 m (Australia), 20 m (Pacific Costa Rica), and 74 m (Baja California).   
Depth range Intertidally to 4-10 m (Australia), 20 m (Pacific Costa Rica), and 74 m (Baja California).  [details]

Distribution Australia: Queensland, New South Wales, and Victoria. American Pacific coasts: Mexico; Costa Rica (Golfo de Nicoya).   
Distribution Australia: Queensland, New South Wales, and Victoria. American Pacific coasts: Mexico; Costa Rica (Golfo de Nicoya).  [details]

Nomenclature Spio blakei is a replacement name for Spio pacifica Blake & Kudenov, which is a junior homonym  
Nomenclature Spio blakei is a replacement name for Spio pacifica Blake & Kudenov, which is a junior homonym [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Spio blakei Maciolek, 1990. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=332052 on 2020-10-28
Date
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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description Maciolek, Nancy J. 1990. A redescription of some species belonging to the genus <i>Spio</i> and <i>Microspio</i> (Polychaeta: Annelida) and descriptions of three new species from Northwestern Atlantic Ocean. Journal of Natural History, 24: 1109-1141., available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/00222939000770701
page(s): 1110; note: new name 'blakei' for Spio pacifica Blake & Kudenov, 1978, a junior primary homonym [details]   

original description  (of Spio pacifica Blake & Kudenov, 1978) Blake, James A.; Kudenov, Jerry D. (1978). The Spionidae (Polychaeta) from Southeastern Australia and adjacent areas with a revision of the genera. <em>Memoirs of the National Museum of Victoria.</em> 39: 171-280., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/39441579 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

redescription Meißner, Karin; Götting, Miriam. (2015). Spionidae (Annelida: ‘Polychaeta': Canalipalpata) from Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia: the genera <em>Malacoceros</em>, <em>Scolelepis</em>, <em>Spio</em>, <em>Microspio</em>, and <em>Spiophanes</em>. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 4019(1): 378-413., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4019.1.15
page(s): 394-399, figs. 5-7 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Depth range Intertidally to 4-10 m (Australia), 20 m (Pacific Costa Rica), and 74 m (Baja California).  [details]

Distribution Australia: Queensland, New South Wales, and Victoria. American Pacific coasts: Mexico; Costa Rica (Golfo de Nicoya).  [details]

Editor's comment The range of reported habitats and distribution for Spio blakei is remarkable as it apparently occurs from brackish harbour waters in mainland Australia to 74 m off Baja California Sur, Mexico. Possibly records outside Australia are similar species. [details]

Habitat Intertidally to 4-10 m in sand, fine sand and sandy mud, including estuaries, in salinities of 29.8-35‰ (Australia), and in subtidal muddy sand (Pacific Costa Rica).  [details]

Nomenclature Spio blakei is a replacement name for Spio pacifica Blake & Kudenov, which is a junior homonym [details]

Type locality Same as the name it replaces, Spio pacifica, the type locality of Spio blakei is Towra Point, near Kurnell, Botany Bay, New South Wales, Australia [details]